A larger one

The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is a thinner version of the HDX 7 with a larger screen, thinner body, and a back camera. You can't go wrong with either one, especially if you're an Amazon Prime member.
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Smooth

The 8.9's back is firm yet yielding to the touch. OK, it doesn't actually yield.
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E-reader

At only 0.82 pound, the FIre HDX 8.9 is a fairly comfy e-reader.
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Nav

Every option you'd ever want from a Kindle Fire tablet is only a tap away from the home screen.
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Turn it down!

Buttons on the back take a lot of getting used to.
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Rear flash

The 8-megapixel back camera is a nice addition.
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